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Site Reliability Engineer
Redwood City, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

Comprehend is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution for life sciences companies running clinical trials. With minimal deployment timelines or staff involvement, this private cloud solution maximizes IT investments and helps life sciences companies to stay competitive.

In your role as a Site Reliability Engineer at Comprehend, you will work closely with members of other teams to support the infrastructure and employees that are behind our application.

Stuff we use:

Scala, Python, PostgreSQL
Docker, SMAK (Spark, Mesos, Akka, Kafka) stack
Ansible to express infrastructure as code

A Site Reliability Engineer at Comprehend:

Introduces changes to private cloud configuration
Create and manages monitoring and logging infrastructure
Implements security aspects across the private cloud stack
Creates and configures virtual machines
Is responsible for data center operations and network infrastructure configuration
Is responsible for service level objectives of private cloud stack

Minimum qualifications

3+ years technical experience in the IT industry
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Self-motivated, quick-learning, process and detail-oriented, organized
General knowledge of an infrastructure automation
Experience with Git or other version control system
Strong familiarity with the configuration of network infrastructure devices
Routers, switches, and firewalls
Strong familiarity with the configuration and hardening of Linux operating system environment

Preferred qualifications

Linux certification or equivalent credential/experience
CCNA or equivalent level network certification/experience
Deep knowledge of distributed scheduler systems (Mesos/Kubernetes) is a strong plus